Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Bluemix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Bluemix over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Bluemix
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1088 1155 1239
Rank change year-on-year +67 +84 +51
Permanent jobs citing Bluemix 104 30 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.017% 0.025%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.29% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 65 19 41
UK median annual salary £55,000 £90,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.89% +111.76% -22.73%
10th Percentile £29,375 £54,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £150,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £63,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -45.10% +50.00% -22.73%

Bluemix is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 36,417 24,529 21,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.68% 13.97% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30,164 20,565 18,321
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,875
% change year-on-year - +0.28% +5.59%

Bluemix
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bluemix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bluemix in the UK

Bluemix
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bluemix.

Salary trend for Bluemix in the UK

Bluemix
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bluemix over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Bluemix in the UK

Bluemix
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bluemix within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 95 £57,500 -37.84% 12
UK excluding London +61 63 £35,000 -45.10% 7
London +9 36 £75,000 -21.05% 8
South East +27 25 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Midlands +26 23 £35,000 - 3
West Midlands +31 18 £32,500 - 1
South West +9 8 £56,250 -22.41%
East Midlands - 5 £50,000 - 2
Wales +6 4 - -
North of England +9 3 £47,500 -34.48%
North West +5 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing Bluemix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Bluemix.

1 104 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
2 86 (82.69%) IBM
3 75 (72.12%) Amazon AWS
4 72 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 46 (44.23%) JavaScript
6 44 (42.31%) Docker
7 41 (39.42%) PaaS
8 39 (37.50%) Java
9 38 (36.54%) Ansible
9 38 (36.54%) AngularJS
10 37 (35.58%) NoSQL
11 36 (34.62%) Microsoft
12 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (33.65%) Jenkins
13 33 (31.73%) IaaS
13 33 (31.73%) CSS
14 32 (30.77%) DevOps
15 30 (28.85%) Node.js
15 30 (28.85%) Python
16 28 (26.92%) SQL Server
16 28 (26.92%) Open Source
16 28 (26.92%) React
17 26 (25.00%) Git (software)
17 26 (25.00%) Oracle
17 26 (25.00%) VMware
18 25 (24.04%) MVC
19 24 (23.08%) HTML
19 24 (23.08%) Middleware
20 23 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (22.12%) C#

Bluemix
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (18.27%) WebSphere
2 16 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 8 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.96%) nginx
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.96%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.96%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 104 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
2 75 (72.12%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (39.42%) PaaS
5 33 (31.73%) IaaS
6 18 (17.31%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (8.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (6.73%) GitHub
9 5 (4.81%) Heroku
9 5 (4.81%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.92%) Akamai
10 2 (1.92%) Force.com
10 2 (1.92%) SaaS
11 1 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.96%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.96%) Firebase
11 1 (0.96%) Office 365
11 1 (0.96%) Serverless
11 1 (0.96%) Slack
11 1 (0.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.31%) Firewall
1 18 (17.31%) LAN
1 18 (17.31%) WAN
2 11 (10.58%) DNS
2 11 (10.58%) SAN
3 9 (8.65%) DHCP
4 4 (3.85%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.96%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.96%) HTTP
5 1 (0.96%) Internet
5 1 (0.96%) SMTP
5 1 (0.96%) SSH
5 1 (0.96%) SSL
5 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (35.58%) NoSQL
2 28 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 21 (20.19%) Big Data
4 19 (18.27%) MongoDB
4 19 (18.27%) Relational Database
5 18 (17.31%) RDBMS
6 13 (12.50%) CouchDB
7 7 (6.73%) Blockchain
7 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database
7 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (2.88%) GIS
10 2 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.96%) MySQL
11 1 (0.96%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.96%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 35 (33.65%) Jenkins
2 26 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 20 (19.23%) Ant
3 20 (19.23%) Gradle
3 20 (19.23%) Maven
3 20 (19.23%) Subversion
4 19 (18.27%) Vagrant
5 15 (14.42%) TeamCity
6 14 (13.46%) JSUnit
7 12 (11.54%) gulp
8 11 (10.58%) Bundler
9 6 (5.77%) Selenium
10 5 (4.81%) Bitbucket
10 5 (4.81%) JUnit
11 4 (3.85%) IBM UrbanCode
11 4 (3.85%) SonarQube
11 4 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.96%) GitLab
General
1 17 (16.35%) Finance
2 12 (11.54%) Publishing
3 11 (10.58%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Law
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (45.19%) Developer
2 36 (34.62%) Architect
3 24 (23.08%) Cloud Architect
4 17 (16.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (14.42%) Java Developer
6 13 (12.50%) Applications Developer
7 11 (10.58%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (8.65%) Data Centre Architect
8 9 (8.65%) Virtualisation Architect
9 7 (6.73%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.73%) Node.js Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.81%) Consultant
11 5 (4.81%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Senior Architect
12 4 (3.85%) Angular Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Cloud Consultant
12 4 (3.85%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.54%) AngularJS
2 33 (31.73%) CSS
3 30 (28.85%) Node.js
4 28 (26.92%) React
5 24 (23.08%) HTML
5 24 (23.08%) Middleware
6 23 (22.12%) .NET
7 21 (20.19%) Java EE
8 20 (19.23%) Spring
9 19 (18.27%) CSS3
9 19 (18.27%) HTML5
10 18 (17.31%) JPA
10 18 (17.31%) RESTful
10 18 (17.31%) Servlets
10 18 (17.31%) Spring Boot
10 18 (17.31%) Spring MVC
10 18 (17.31%) Web Services
11 15 (14.42%) JSON
12 14 (13.46%) LESS
13 8 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Public Cloud
1 12 (11.54%) User Experience
2 10 (9.62%) Mainframe
3 9 (8.65%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.65%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.81%) Fintech
6 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.85%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.85%) Social Media
7 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.96%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.96%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.31%) Unix
2 17 (16.35%) Android
3 15 (14.42%) Apple iOS
4 13 (12.50%) Linux
5 4 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.77%) DevOps
3 28 (26.92%) Open Source
4 25 (24.04%) MVC
5 21 (20.19%) Strategic Thinking
6 18 (17.31%) Analytics
6 18 (17.31%) Multithreading
7 17 (16.35%) Test Automation
8 15 (14.42%) Mobile Development
9 13 (12.50%) High Availability
9 13 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
10 12 (11.54%) Android Development
10 12 (11.54%) Data Analytics
10 12 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (11.54%) iOS Development
11 11 (10.58%) Big Data Analytics
11 11 (10.58%) Microservices
12 9 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (8.65%) Converged Infrastructure
12 9 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 46 (44.23%) JavaScript
2 39 (37.50%) Java
3 30 (28.85%) Python
4 23 (22.12%) C#
5 22 (21.15%) Shell Script
6 18 (17.31%) C++
7 11 (10.58%) SQL
8 9 (8.65%) PHP
9 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.77%) Ruby
10 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.85%) Scala
11 2 (1.92%) Perl
11 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.96%) ES6
12 1 (0.96%) Go
12 1 (0.96%) R
12 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) MCSE
1 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.73%) Degree
3 6 (5.77%) MCSA
3 6 (5.77%) MCSD
4 2 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (42.31%) Docker
2 23 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (16.35%) Hyper-V
4 11 (10.58%) NFS
4 11 (10.58%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (10.58%) VMware NSX
5 9 (8.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 38 (36.54%) Ansible
2 19 (18.27%) Kubernetes
3 17 (16.35%) Puppet
4 16 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (12.50%) Terraform
6 9 (8.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (8.65%) vCenter Server
7 4 (3.85%) Nagios
7 4 (3.85%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.96%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.96%) Icinga
Vendors
1 86 (82.69%) IBM
2 36 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 26 (25.00%) Oracle
3 26 (25.00%) VMware
4 15 (14.42%) Google
5 9 (8.65%) CommVault
5 9 (8.65%) Intel
5 9 (8.65%) Veeam
6 8 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.77%) AppDynamics
8 5 (4.81%) F5
8 5 (4.81%) Splunk
9 4 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.85%) Cisco
9 4 (3.85%) Juniper
9 4 (3.85%) Vyatta
10 2 (1.92%) RightScale
10 2 (1.92%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.96%) MapR
11 1 (0.96%) Talend